CR 243 over LITTLE BRAZOS RI #73


+31.32075, -96.69041
31°19'15" N, 96°41'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:CR 243 over LITTLE BRAZOS RI #73
Structure number:090740AA0204001
Location:1.35 MI E OF SH 7
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.0 ft. [5.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:20.3 ft. [6.2 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2016]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:73.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$313,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair5073.2
January 2014FairGoodGoodFair5573.2
March 2012FairGoodGoodFair5573.2
March 2010FairGoodGoodFair5573.5
March 2008FairGoodGoodFair5574.8
May 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair5176.0
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood5084.2
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood5084.2
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood5084.2
May 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood5084.2
August 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood5089.9
August 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good5087.8
June 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good5079.9
June 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1079.9